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Questions tagged [suspend]

Questions related to Suspend Mode, which is a special low-power mode often used on laptops that preserves the contents of RAM while using less power than normal. Questions related to suspending to disk should use the [hibernate] tag.

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How do I tell what's preventing sleep on Ubuntu? My box won't sleep automatically!

Manually sleeping my Ubuntu desktop from a menu works fine. I've set preferences to "Suspend when inactive" for "5 Minutes". Yet the computer often does not sleep. On Windows, I use powercfg -...
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no hdmi video after suspend on intel NUC6i7KYK

I have the latest Intel NUC, NUC6i7KYK (specs here), running close to stock Ubuntu 16.04. Its monitor is hooked up via HDMI. When it wakes up from suspend (S3), it never wakes up the display. The ...
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Ubuntu doesn't read SD Card after wake

I have connected an SD card to my notebook and I'm using it as my home partition. When I turn my computer on I have no problem reaching the home folder and subdirectories, but when I suspend it and ...
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Get Windows Back After Waking Up On 16.04 LTS

On my dual-monitor setup some windows get off screen after the sleep (suspend) mode. I have to manually Alt+Space to move them back. How can this be accomplished automatically after the sleep?
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes on resuming from suspend

Scenario. I recently uninstalled Nvidia propitiatory drivers, and installed nouveau ones. Before that, sleep and resume worked fine. So it might be a driver issue, but i dont want to taint my kernel ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 logs out unexpectedly or crashes

This problem is going on for several months. When you try to run a GUI program it suddenly exits the session gets back to the login screen where I get this notification (bubble for several seconds) ...
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Suspend to Ram - Thinkpad X1 Carbon 2017, Ubuntu 17.04

Hy folks I'm a long time MacOS user and i just switched to GNU/Linux. My X1 Carbon arrived one week ago. Config: i7-7600, 16GB, 512GB. I know how to use a Terminal, i also know some CLI commands. But ...
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BIOS contains WGDS but no WRDS, Ubuntu 19.04

I have been getting this weird error when I put my laptop to sleep and then waking it up after a while. This error forces me to force reboot my computer in order to restart my computer. However wifi ...
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Restarts after waking from sleep on Ubuntu 18.04

So far a number of times i faced this issue that the Ubuntu kind of restarts after opening it from sleep. While i expect it resumes the previously opened applications it show an empty desktop with no ...
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Cannot shutdown/suspend/restart on intel graphics Ubuntu 16.04

When using intel graphics: Whenever I close the laptop lid or restart / shutdown using GUI or terminal commands, it goes into a black screen with a single "_" at the top left corner, and hangs. Only ...
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black screen after resuming from suspend

My laptop screen goes black after I resume it from suspend while using nvidia as default graphics manager, but when I use Intel graphics as default I dont have this issue. Nothing works, even ...
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Lubuntu rejects password when resuming from automatic suspend

History I have Ubuntu. Because of its extraordinarily slow speed (especially after upgrading to 16.04 from 14.04, almost as slow as Windows), I installed lubuntu-desktop and now use Lubuntu. The ...
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Desktop is visible after suspend

After upgrade to Ubuntu 18.10 I have noticed a strange behavior. When I close the lid on my notebook, it goes in to suspend, as expected. But, when I am returning from suspend the desktop is visible, ...
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Ubuntu 17.10.1 doesn't suspend on lid close with 2 displays

I run Ubuntu 17.10.1 on Acer Aspire V17 Nitro (VN7-791G). I am booting from a secondary hard drive that is installed instead of a DVD drive, I also have a secondary display connected using a VGA (...
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Freezing after suspend, installing Nvidia driver worked on 16.04 but doesn't on 18.04

I found the same problem when I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS but when I installed the Nvidia driver the problem was solved. But the same thing didn't work on 18.04 LTS I have installed the last ...
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Black Screen after Lock Screen or Ctrl + L in Ubuntu 17.04

After upgrading Ubuntu from 16.10 to 17.04 on my work PC, a very strange problem is causing havoc. When I turn on my PC, everything is normal. But after Locking Computer with Ctrl+L or locking from ...
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Suspend does not work with gnome and gdm3 on 17.04

After upgrade to Ubuntu 17.04 and switch to gnome-desktop and gd3m the suspend does not work anymore. When try to suspend a black screen is displayed but in a fee seconds (1-2s) the login screen ...
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Execute script on every start, wakeup and activation!

I want to execute a script on every start up, wake up and activation. In the current setup the script is executed in: /etc/rc.local /lib/systemd/system-sleep It works so far, but if I reactivate my ...
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Display color goes haywire when resuming from lock screen

Resuming the computer from locked screen sometimes ends up distorting the display. It happens randomly and restarting the computer is one workaround for it. I tried this : ALT+F2 ,then type “unity”...
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Ubuntu 19.04 freezes after suspend

I am using the latest version of Ubuntu 19.04. kernel version is 5.0.0-13 generic. I am using it with dual boot alongside Windows. Whenever I suspend or close the lid of the laptop ,the laptop hangs ...
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Laptop won't wake after updating to 18.04

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04. Since the upgrade, my laptop sometimes won't wake up after being suspended (usually after it has been suspended for longer). When I open the lid, no lights go on. ...
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Computer can not enter suspend mode, freezes instead (ubuntu 18)

My problem is similar to this one: Ubuntu 18.04, my PC doesn't enter sleep mode. I will try to provide a bit more details. When I try to suspend the computer (by closing the lid, pushing the ...
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suspend - Computer hard shutdown when suspending

I've seen this question has already posted but I still couldn't find any answers. So basically, when I close my laptops lid and reopen it, instead of showing the lockscreen it boots up from the ...
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Hibernate after suspend stopped working in 17.10

After updating from Ubuntu 17.04 to 17.10 hibernate after suspend (hybrid suspend) stopped working. Since switching to systemd I used this solution https://wiki.debian.org/SystemdSuspendSedation (...
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Black screen when waking up from suspend when using 960M GTX graphics card

My laptop is UX510UW Asus. It has 960M GTX and Intel® HD Graphics 520. When I use Intel GPU then everything goes fine; I have no problem when I wake up from suspend. But when I switch to 960M GTX then ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Nvidia Prime - Resume from suspend to black screen

laptop = acer aspire cpu = intel i3-4050U gpu = nvidia 840m Vanilla offline install. On first boot I do updates. I reboot again and then install nvidia 361 & nvidia-prime. I reboot again. ...
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Problem shutting down or restarting after suspend.16.04

Yesterday I noticed when I went to restart my laptop, it wouldn't. The computer is a brand new Dell XPS 13 9350. After looking into some things I noticed that it would only happen (Not shutting down) ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Black Screen after suspend

I just did a fresh install for ubuntu 15.10. Everything works fine except when i suspend my desktop or when i am inactive for too long the screen go off/sleep, when I try to wake it up, it shows a ...
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Touchpad not working after suspend on Asus A450L

I recently change laptop to asus A450L and install latest ubuntu 15.04, there is one annoying bug, touchpad not working after suspend, and need to reboot to make it working again. Touchpad not ...
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After closing the lid, no screen display and computer hangs. Have to restart everytime.(14.10)

When I lock my laptop and close the lid, and again after sometime,when I open the lid, their is a blank screen with no display and even if I press any key(s), my system does not wake up.I have to ...
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USB port not working after resume from suspend - ubuntu 14.04

My USB ports and webcam are not working after sleep. I have WiFi, but that's it. I am Ubuntu 14.04 and I have usb2.0, usb3.0, webcam. I found similar case here and here and here, but none gave me ...
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Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro - Ubuntu 14.xx - X freezes when resuming from suspend

The problem is that my new Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro (lshw results) does not resume from suspend very well. I've collected the following data: This happens on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS - both with the original ...
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Hybrid Suspend in 14.04?

Hybrid suspend was working in 13.10 before upgrade, but no longer. Tried both methods mentioned here How do I use pm-suspend-hybrid by default instead of pm-suspend? but no luck Test for support ...
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Error mounting SD card when returning from suspend

I have a 128 GB SD card that I use for permanent storage in my Lenovo Thinkpad X1. I've mounted it in /etc/fstab with this line: UUID=37733366-e936-41df-983a-f084352b3a5b /home/kristian/sd128gb ...
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Lapop won't wake from suspend

I've just installed Disco on my Dell xps 15 9570 after trying manjaro, and I'm quite liking it, but I'm having a big problem with suspend. If I shut the lid or leave it alone for too long and try to ...
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Why does my screen show noise when coming back from sleep using Gnome Shell?

I am using: Ubuntu 19.10 (but the same thing happens on 18-19) (on Xorg) Gnome shell The Nvidia proprietary display driver When my computer goes to sleep and then turns back on screen content, ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 does not wake up from suspend on ASUS Zenbook

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 on a new ASUS Zenbook recently and virtually everything works almost perfectly. With one exception: Suspend/Resume is broken. Ubuntu seems to be aware of that and by default, ...
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Laptop shuts down on suspend

I recently updated Acer Aspire E5-552 from 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS. After the update, every time I suspend by system by closing the lid or being idle for a while, my system goes into shutdown instead ...
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XPS 15 9550 fails to suspend throughout a single boot on 17.10

I have a Dell XPS 15 9550 (using the latest BIOS 1.7.0) and am running Ubuntu 17.10 using Wayland (I also have Windows 10 dual booted). The issue is that sometimes (about half the time) when I boot ...
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Suspend/Resume Yields fuzzy screen

On Ubuntu 18.04 with kernel 4.15.0-20-generic, I get the following screen when resuming from suspension: I use default 390 driver for Nvidia shipped with Ubuntu: [ 1.147280] nvidia: loading out-...
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Laptop won't sleep when closing lid since upgrading to 18.04

I don't see the setting for this anymore after switching to Gnome, but I don't want my laptop to sleep at all unless I close the lid. I can suspend via terminal and shut down just fine, but the screen ...
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Laptop reboots when lid closed and unplugged

Kubuntu 16.04 on Dell XPS13 Instead of suspending, when I close the lid and unplug the AC adapter (regardless of whether it's already unplugged when closing the lid, or I unplug it after, or if I ...
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How can I prevent my laptop from sleeping (suspending) automatically when idle?

My laptop suspends (sleeps) automatically after several minutes without use. I usually let the laptop download stuff and go to sleep then I wake and find nothing was downloaded and the laptop is ...
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Sound output device changed after resume from suspend/restart in 17.10

After resuming my computer from suspend/restarting it the sound output is allways changed to another sound output device in list found in the sound settings after the upgrade to Ubuntu 17.10. To be ...
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Not able to suspend or shutdown properly on ubuntu 17.10

I renctly updated to Ubuntu 17.10 and I'm not able to suspend my desktop. My screen are powered off but the fan still run and I'm not able to press the power button of my computer to resume. I have ...
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Xubuntu 16.04.2 locking/closing lid results in black screen

I've Xubuntu 16.04.2 installed on dell laptop(UEFI mode). It's the only OS on it. It has nvidea graphics card, which I think is causing the problem. Now whenever I lock the screen or close the lid, ...
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Laptop won't wake up from sleep after undocking

My problem is quite strange I couldn't find a source of the issue so I will just try to explain problem manifestation and hopefully someone will have an idea how to solve it (or just how can I start ...
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Dell XPS 9550 - 16.04 LTS: black screen on suspend

Dell XPS 9550 (15", 2015) -- 16GB swap, 250GB SDD, 4K Upon opening my computer from suspending (whether from closing the lid or otherwise) the screen is completely black but the computer is in fact ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: restore screen refresh rate after suspend/resume

Even after googling, I cannot find an answer to this maybe easy question. One of my computers is connected to the home main TV with a DP/HDMI cable. Everything works fine. The screen resolution is ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop mouse freezes after going back from suspend

Under Ubuntu 16.04 PC AMD64 my laptop's mouse pointer freezes after coming back from suspend. The mouse pointer won't respond to the mouse pad. However, I tried attaching a USB mouse and its fine. ...